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WhatsApp is banning teens under 16 in Europe ahead of privacy law changes

For teenagers in the European Union, WhatsApp is about to change in a big way.  The Facebook-owned messaging app is raising its age limit from 13 to 16 in Europe to meet the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law, which
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Facebook gets even shadier, limits EU privacy law reach

Facebook is quietly looking to limit the number of users that will be protected by Europe's tough new data law, according to Reuters. Outside of the U.S. and Canada, Facebook's users agree to terms and conditions that are tied with the social media
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YouTube accused of violating child privacy law that killed 'Silicon Valley' chat app

According to an FTC complaint filed by 23 child protection groups, YouTube is violating the same law that brought down Silicon Valley's PiperChat. In YouTube's case, the complaint alleges, it's for collecting data on children. Silicon Valley fans
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Apple's Tim Cook calls for stronger privacy laws after the Facebook scandal

Tim Cook looks at Facebook's messy Cambridge Analytica affair as something of a wake-up call. The Apple CEO has largely kept quiet on privacy issues since Facebook's troubles sprung up last week. That's when we learned that the political consulting
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Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don't use email

From:   By: Trevor Timm Via: Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don't use email: